On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, British Prime Minister David Cameron visited The Rockefeller University where he met with President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Nobel laureate Paul Greengard, and other scientists working on Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative conditions. The Prime Minister was … Continue reading →
Various tests for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease have become available in recent years, although they remain imperfect diagnostic tools. Now researchers at Duke University report that using a combination of tests – two types of brain scans along with analysis of … Continue reading →
Various methods may help boost success in finding drivers with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia who get lost, a new study suggests. They include prompt notification of law enforcement officers, detailed descriptions of the missing person and not … Continue reading →
Smoking has been linked to a host of ills, including an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Now an international study has found that you don’t even have to be a smoker to suffer the deleterious … Continue reading →
An experimental drug showed promise of slowing cognitive decline in people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, though the benefits were modest and the drug did not meet its main testing goals in a study of patients with mild to … Continue reading →
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